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Powershell Command for VM's

Posted on 2014-03-13
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HI Guys,

I need a powershell, power cli command to find out the cpu quatity and the core settings for every VM in my environment, I then need this data to be outputted to an excel spreadsheet, how can I do this?

Thank you in advance,

Kay
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Its a easy task. You need powercli installed on a machine from where you can connect to your ESXi/vCenter. Open PowerCli and run the ConnectVI-Server cmdlet and connect to your ESXi/vCenter server.

Run the command :  Get-VM | Out-File C:\Report.csv
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I have got this code which works

Get-VM dev* | Select Name,
  @{N="CPU Sockets";E={$_.ExtensionData.Config.Hardware.NumCPU}},
  @{N="Cores per Socket";E={$_.ExtensionData.Config.Hardware.NumCoresPerSocket}} | Out-File -FilePath c:\users\kelly\vms.xls

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however I need the datacentre name and I need them to be in separate cells in excel, please help!

right now in the excel spread sheet everything comes up in a single cell
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Raheman M. Abdul earned 250 total points
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Download the function export-xls from tech gallery and it would be much easier for you.
http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/d41565f1-37ef-43cb-9462-a08cd5a610e2

#=========================
# export-xls definition goes here
#then the following code:
Get-VM dev* | Select Name,
  @{N="CPU Sockets";E={$_.ExtensionData.Config.Hardware.NumCPU}},
  @{N="Cores per Socket";E={$_.ExtensionData.Config.Hardware.NumCoresPerSocket}} | export-xls -FilePath c:\users\kelly\vms.xls -NoTypeInformation
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by:Kay
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that's the best solution.
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